Prevalence of pulp stones in Jordanian adults.
Journal - Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics (UNITED STATES )
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of pulp stones in a sample of Jordanian dental patients. The article also presents frequency distributions of this condition among different types of teeth. STUDY DESIGN: Data were collected through radiographic examinations of a random sample of periapical and bitewing films of 4573 teeth from 814 dental records from the Faculty of Dentistry's filing system. RESULTS: Pulp stones were identified in 22% of the teeth examined. First and second molars were the teeth most commonly affected. Pulp stone incidence was not significantly different among different age and gender groups.
|ISSN : ||1079-2104|
|Mesh Heading : ||Adolescent Adult Aged Aged, 80 and over Chi-Square Distribution Dental Pulp Calcification Female Humans Jordan Male Middle Aged Prevalence Sex Ratio Tooth Abnormalities complications epidemiology complications epidemiology|
|Mesh Heading Relevant : ||epidemiology|